Lawrence County Tornado
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This tornado started in a wooded area between River Road and GW Smith Road. As it moved ENE it snapped and uprooted a couple dozen hardwood and softwood trees along GW Smith Road. It also downed a couple power lines. Several hay barns were damaged with tin thrown along the path. A well defined convergent pattern was noted with the tree damage. Also along this road, a mobile home had the front porch removed and three other homes sustained minor roof damage. This tornado dissipated as it crossed highway 43.
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 3:38pm as the storm was about to touchdown in the Arm community. The image on the left shows 0.5° base reflectivity data, and the image on the right shows 0.5° storm relative velocity data. Click on the thumbnail below for a higher resolution image.
Lawrence County Damage Photos